John Taylor: Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself

John Taylor: Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself

John Taylor, who was the third called prophet in these modern times, saw and experienced so much hatred and persecution in his life that I find these words of his particularly poignant and powerful. “Love one another,” he encouraged, “and work the works of...
Brigham Young Testified of Joseph Smith, Jr.

Brigham Young Testified of Joseph Smith, Jr.

Brother Brigham lived through all the early and extremely tough years of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly known as the Mormons. He served with Joseph Smith, Jr. as a friend, a brother in the gospel and an apostle of the Lord, which is a...

When Holy Men Speak…

Get this quote! , shall be the voice of the Lord, and the power of God unto salvation” (D&C 68:4). What an amazing definition of scripture. And this is why we have so much of it. The Lord has called men to speak for Him to us both in ancient times and in...
Spencer W. Kimball Testified of Joseph Smith, Jr.

Spencer W. Kimball Testified of Joseph Smith, Jr.

  … Joseph Smith came into this world that was crying for help; for hundreds of years it had been helpless. … It had been hundreds and hundreds of years since there had been a prophet. … And so it was time. (“Chapter 21: The Prophet Joseph Smith,” Teachings of...

Prophets: Helping Us Prepare for the Storm

It’s been cold lately where I live, but we had only had a little dusting of snow so far this season. During the years I’ve lived here, we haven’t had a large multi-inch snowstorm until January or later. So when a big snowstorm was forecast for the...

A Prophet, Seer, and Revelator

Because I was born and raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or the Mormon Church), I’ve always been exposed to questions and comments about Joseph Smith. Sometimes the questions and comments have been sincere and serious, often times, they...
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